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Pactiv Evergreen Inc. is a business based in the US. Pactiv Evergreen shares (PTVE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pactiv Evergreen employs 26,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$6.8 billion.

How to buy shares in Pactiv Evergreen

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Pactiv Evergreen. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PTVE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Pactiv Evergreen reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$14.41, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Pactiv Evergreen, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Pactiv Evergreen. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Pactiv Evergreen share price

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Pactiv Evergreen shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-19.
Latest market closeUSD$14.41
52-week rangeUSD$10.4 - USD$14.72
50-day moving average USD$13.0905
200-day moving average USD$13.0905
Wall St. target priceUSD$16.83
PE ratio 10.8938
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy Pactiv Evergreen stock?

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Pactiv Evergreen price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.41 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2021-01-12) N/A
1 month (2020-12-23) -21.98%
3 months (2020-10-23) 7.22%
6 months (2020-07-19) N/A
1 year (2020-01-19) N/A
2 years (2019-01-19) N/A
3 years (2018-01-19) N/A
5 years (2016-01-19) N/A

Is Pactiv Evergreen under- or over-valued?

Valuing Pactiv Evergreen stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Pactiv Evergreen's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Pactiv Evergreen's P/E ratio

Pactiv Evergreen's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Pactiv Evergreen shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

However, Pactiv Evergreen's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the industry or those of similar companies.

Pactiv Evergreen's EBITDA

Pactiv Evergreen's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$968 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Pactiv Evergreen's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put Pactiv Evergreen's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Pactiv Evergreen financials

Revenue TTM USD$6.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.86%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 2%
Return on equity TTM -2.61%
Profit margin 1.09%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$2.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Pactiv Evergreen shares

There are currently 433,679 Pactiv Evergreen shares held short by investors – that's known as Pactiv Evergreen's "short interest". This figure is up from 0 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Pactiv Evergreen shares can be evaluated.

Pactiv Evergreen's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Pactiv Evergreen's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pactiv Evergreen shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pactiv Evergreen shares traded daily (recently around 3.1 million). Pactiv Evergreen's SIR currently stands at 0.14. In other words for every 100,000 Pactiv Evergreen shares traded daily on the market, roughly 140 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Pactiv Evergreen's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Pactiv Evergreen's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pactiv Evergreen shares, or, against the total number of tradable Pactiv Evergreen shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Pactiv Evergreen's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Pactiv Evergreen shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0116% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Pactiv Evergreen shares, roughly 12 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Pactiv Evergreen.

Find out more about how you can short Pactiv Evergreen stock.

Pactiv Evergreen share dividends

We're not expecting Pactiv Evergreen to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

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Pactiv Evergreen overview

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. manufactures and distributes fresh foodservice and food merchandising products, and fresh beverage cartons in North America and internationally. It operates through three segments: Foodservice, Food Merchandising, and Beverage Merchandising. The Foodservice segment provides food containers, hot and cold cups, lids, plates, bowls, cutlery and straws, wraps, and cafeteria trays. The Food Merchandising segment offers containers for delicatessen, bakery, produce, and snack food applications; microwaveable containers for fresh, prepared, and ready-to-eat food; and trays for meat, poultry, and eggs. The Beverage Merchandising segment provides fresh cartons for refrigerated beverage products. The company serves full service restaurants, quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. The company, formerly known as Reynolds Group Holdings Limited, was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois. Pactiv Evergreen Inc operates as a subsidiary of Packaging Finance Limited.

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